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Garden Inn arrives in Times Square

Hilton Garden Inn
has announced the opening of its 250th property, the 369-room Hilton Garden Inn Times Square, located in the heart of Manhattan, New York at 48th and Eighth Avenue. An affiliate of The Carlyle Group owns the hotel in partnership with Highgate under a license agreement with Hilton Inns, Inc., a franchise subsidiary of Beverly Hills-based Hilton Hotels Corporation.
“This milestone opening marks a significant achievement for the Hilton Garden Inn brand. Hilton Garden Inn is now 250 hotels strong, with many more hotels slated for opening in the fourth quarter of 2005 and beyond,” said Adrian Kurre, senior vice president—brand management, Hilton Garden Inn. “We continue to not only be one of the fastest growing brands in the Hilton Family of Hotels, but the fastest growing brand in the entire hospitality industry. This rapid growth has been achieved without sacrificing our strong commitment to quality and to providing guests the best stay possible among mid-priced hotels.”